This section will detail how to install drivers for the USB/Serial connection (and the other USB devices) from the Bone onto your Windows computer. We'll try to have more documentation on using the Bone with a Mac & Linux at some point but since so many people use Windows and its tougher to install the drives on Win than other OS's we'll start here!
For this tutorial you will need:
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When prompted/warned about the software, click Continue Anyways - you'll need to do it 3 times - once for each driver.
Follow the same instructions, installing Automatically and clicking Continue Anyways.
Finally, you will have the new USB serial port. Go to the Device Manager on your computer to find the name of the COM port. In my case its COM17.